Category Archives: Marital Therapy

Mandela and Forgiveness/ Rabbi Menachem Rosenfeld, JD

Deroy Murdock wrote a piece on Nelson Mandela for National Review Online. He acknowledges a mistake in judgment. Mr. Murdock had rued the release of Mr. Mandela, from his 27-year imprisonment. Perhaps Mr. Mandela was yet another Fidel Castro in … Continue reading

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The Aftermath of Divorce/Rabbi Dr. Reuven Bulka

This is the fundamental principle of the aftermath protocol; that there is an ongoing connection between husband and wife, even without the presence of children. This is a connection which places upon the divorcing husband primarily, the obligation to at … Continue reading

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The Children of Neviim/Rabbi Menachem Rosenfeld

(This post first appeared at Matzav.Com. In light of the Lakewood Agunah matter, it is reprinted here.MR) ┬áIn my former work as a Bais Din Menahel, and in my present work as a Divorce Mediator, I have heard various suggestions … Continue reading

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The “Costs” of Divorce/Rabbi Menachem Rosenfeld,J.D.

It is my belief that all indivduals going through divorce do not wish to harm their children or themselves. The following description of some of the “costs” of divorce may give people pause when they need to decide how to … Continue reading

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Who is My Client?/Roxanne Abrams,MS,NCC

One of the fundamentals of my work in couples therapy begins with this critical question, and it is one which, I believe, underlies the importance of doing clinical work as a part of exploring options in a marriage. At the … Continue reading

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